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Medieval Murder ~ The Victim

Pen & Sword Books 2020 Chapter 2 Chapter 2 of Murder During the Hundred Years' War introduces the victim, Sir William Cantilupe. We know nothing of his childhood and early years from a personal perspective, and so this chapter takes a broader view, putting his life in context of the events he lived through. What… Continue reading Medieval Murder ~ The Victim


Medieval Murder ~ The Discovery of A Body 1375

Pen & Sword Books, 2020 Chapter 1 In exploring Sir William's 14thC context, this book necessarily touches upon a variety of issues that some readers may find distressing or difficult, including domestic violence and sexual assault, and, where Sir William's brother Nicholas is concerned, negative attitudes towards and traumatic consequences of the discovery of his… Continue reading Medieval Murder ~ The Discovery of A Body 1375


Medieval Murder: Nonfiction Spotlight

As I'm taking a Romancing the Gothic lecture on Saturday 17th July 2021 on GOTHIC HISTORIES AND HISTORICAL GOTHIC: MEDIEVAL TO MODERN WALES, I thought I'd take a dive into nonfiction with you all for a while! Sign up for the July Romancing the Gothic classes, including mine, here. As the weeks go on, I'm… Continue reading Medieval Murder: Nonfiction Spotlight